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Thriving Post-Pandemic: Turning Data Into Insights

The pandemic has spurred on the need to work smarter, not harder. In our Brushware article, the Digital Transformation Fueled with Business Intelligence, we talk about the critical importance of making meaningful decisions with data. As discussed in the SIOP client success story, data was a key driver of SIOP results. The key was in understanding data, the sources of data, cleansing data [...]

Being Quoted in the Washington Post About the Suez Canal

I am thrilled to be quoted in the Washington Post in an article "Why a ship stuck in Egypt threatens the economy in the United States". The hot news of the week is that a container ship got stuck in the Suez Canal and has created a pileup of ships waiting to pass through the canal [...]

Why the Supply Chain is Strategic & an Operations Warp Speed Example

If you aren't seeing the end-to-end supply chain as strategic, you will miss your opportunity to get ahead of the competition and grow as rapidly as you otherwise could! How quickly can you scale with increasing sales volume? [...]

SAC: Strategic Supply chain Comes of Age Post-Pandemic

"Taking a strategic view of how to grow the business in a profitable and scalable way, while navigating changing customer conditions, dictates a new level of respect for the strategic supply chain in the boardroom" comments Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and co-executive director [...]

2021-05-18T18:59:59+00:00March 1, 2021|Categories: In The News, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Why Does the Strategic Supply Chain Matter?

Why does the strategic supply chain matter? This is the topic of a recent collaboration with a global group of top supply chain consultants. We wrote an eBook available for free download (and will be available for purchase on Amazon), "Thriving in the New Business Environment: Why The Strategic [...]

2020-12-17T22:35:24+00:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience, Strategy, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , |

Amazon Kicks off the New Year by Creating Disruption

January 2, 2020 According to a Bloomberg article, Amazon kicked off the New Year by creating disruption. They have abruptly stopped buying products from some of their wholesalers, looking for ways to bypass wholesalers or push the cost to down the chain and increase profit. If your business depends [...]

Future-proofing Your Manufacturing Success

One of our core roles is to pay close attention to trends, issues and opportunities that will impact our manufacturing and distribution clients so that we can give them a leg up on the competition. Lately, we have noticed that the next “big thing” will be future-proofing. Although everyone [...]

Why Southwest Customers Wouldn’t Buy a Bentley

After giving 10 speeches on pricing and profits to groups of CEOs, it is certainly top of mind. Yet it should always be top of mind for executive teams. One unanimous finding from the informal research of executives is that pricing is a strategic topic and so we must [...]

How Are You Keeping Up?

In today’s Amazon-impacted, data overloaded world, it is one BIG challenge to just “keep up”. How are you keeping up with the latest industry trends, noteworthy products, emerging technologies and more? It would be easy to spend 40 hours a week just “keeping up”. Of course, I wouldn’t recommend [...]

Press Release: Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, Considers ERP, CRM and Related Systems Key to Enabling Scalable, Profitable Growth

Originally published on ExpertClick on May 2, 2019 CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA (May 2, 2019) –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. considers internal and collaborative systems to be critical to short- and long-term growth for manufacturers and distributors. Systems must [...]

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